hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: Sending Platyceriums

Hi Doret:

Platycerium travel well with just a damp towel around
the roots.  I would not cut off it's air supply by
putting it in a plastic bag.  

Platycerium can go without water for very long periods
so anything damp will make it last just that much

Dan Clemons
Escondido, CA

--- Doret Vermeulen <cfa@compuscan.co.za> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I wanted to ask some help from those of you who have
> already imported plats
> from another country.  I want to import plats from
> Bangkok to Namibia.  So
> someone told us to use wetted newspaper.  Over the
> weekend I thought it over.
> Some of the plats are really very small.  Would it
> work to put them into clear
> plastic freezer bags seal them at the top.
> I know I have kept adiantums like this for almost
> two weeks and in the end
> they did grow.  I am just afraid that the mail will
> take much longer than they
> say it would and that the plants will be dried up. 
> But before putting it into
> the freezer bags maybe you should just make sure
> that the roots are just moist
> not wet?
> If there is someone could you please let me know as
> soon as possible.  As the
> parcel needs to be sent tomorrow
> Thank you!
> Doret
> To sign-off this list, send email to
> majordomo@hort.net with the
> message text UNSUBSCRIBE FERNS

Do you Yahoo!?
Yahoo! SiteBuilder - Free, easy-to-use web site design software

To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the

Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement